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Lee PhamLee Pham specializes in the value of invention. He is an intellectual property strategist at American Express, responsible for proactively leveraging intellectual property as a business asset. Lee's role at American Express involves oversight of IP investments, strategic patent transactions and corporate integration of IP.

Lee is a graduate of the Cardozo School of Law in New York City. He worked as a legal intern at American Express while pursuing a J.D. concentration in intellectual property. Lee was also a summer associate at a Vietnamese law firm with a well-established IP practice, supported by Cardozo's International Corporate & Intellectual Property Fellowship. He participated in study abroad seminars in India and the United Kingdom. Lee's J.D. thesis, Seeing Human Rights in 3(d): Modeling India’s Controversial Patent Law to Improve Access to Medicines in Vietnam, addressed the intersection of patent policy and access to medicine in developing countries. Lee also holds a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University.

Lee is a 2012-2014 Young Lawyer Fellow in the New York State Bar Association Section on IP Law. In 2013 he joined an international delegation of IP legal professionals on a mission to Vietnam and Thailand, organized by the Far East Practice Committee of AIPLA. Lee’s civic and community efforts include voter protection and volunteering with the Big Brothers / Big Sisters Workplace Mentor program at American Express. He is also a brother of Kappa Alpha Psi. Lee tweets about invention and intellectual property commerce at @InventiveLee.


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